U.S. Donald Trump Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe in an interview on CBS News' 60 Minutes said that former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was “absolutely serious” when he offered to wear a wire to record President Donald Trump. In the interview aired Sunday night, McCabe described to interviewer Scott Pelley the chaos in the top echelons of the Justice Department that followed the sacking of FBI Director James Comey by Trump in May 2017. “We talked about why the president had insisted on firing the director and whether or not he was thinking about the Russia investigation and did that impact his decision,” said McCabe, referring to the FBI probe into allegations Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee with the other heads of the U.S. intelligence agencies in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May … [Read more...] about Did Rod Rosenstein Wear a Wire Into the White House? Andrew McCabe Says Deputy AG ‘Was Absolutely Serious’
A wire fox terrier named King has been crowned best in show at the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club dog show, cementing his place in a long dynasty of winners in his breed.Wire fox terriers are the winningest dog of any breed at the long-running New York dog show, now in its 143rd year. King, whose full competition name is GCHB CH Kingarthur Van Foliny Home, is the 15th wire fox terrier to be named best in show.The dog, owned by Victor Malzoni, Jr. of Fowlerville, Michigan and handled by Gabriel Rangel (pictured above and below with the dog), took the title at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night after winning the terrier group. This isn’t the dog handler’s first experience with best in show, having won two other times. In 2010, Rangel celebrated a win with Sadie, a Scottish terrier. In 2014, he triumphed with another fire fox terrier named Sky.“After you win this show, there’s really nothing else to do," Rangel told Fox Sports after the win, when he was asked … [Read more...] about King, a wire fox terrier, crowned best in show at the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club dog show
Bill Moak Consumer Watch Published 12:00 PM EST Nov 16, 2018 If you’ve fallen victim to a scam in which the scammer asks that you send money via a wire transfer, you probably know that the money’s gone. For years, scammers have relied on the quick transfer of funds through wire services such as Western Union and MoneyGram, giving them quick access to the funds. Federal law enforcement agencies have challenged the industry numerous times to come up with better security measures and to take aggressive action when scams are discovered, but the fraud continues. Wire transfers are what make our financial system work. Trillions of dollars are sent around the globe every day by wire. But when scammers use wire services to commit fraud, they are often subject to action by federal regulators. In 2009, the Federal Trade Commission ordered Dallas-based MoneyGram International to take measures to stop fraudulent use, include conducting regular fraud investigations, and to … [Read more...] about Are you being scammed with a wire transfer?
By Leslie Sargent Eskildsen | [email protected] | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: September 22, 2018 at 7:15 am | UPDATED: September 22, 2018 at 7:16 am I’ve never been a detective, FBI agent, private investigator, or internet security analyst. But despite this lack of accreditation and work experience, I do know that you have to be aware of hackers and scammers when it comes to electronically sending money for your initial deposit and your closing funds when buying a house. There’s even a Wire and Electronic Funds Transfer Advisory (CAR form WFA) included in every Residential Purchase Agreement, which outlines the steps buyers should take when setting up their wire transfers. To me, the following advice, copied directly from the WFA, is the most important: 1. Obtain phone numbers and account numbers only from escrow officers, property managers, or landlords at the beginning of the transaction. 2. Do not ever wire or electronically transfer funds … [Read more...] about Don’t lose your deposit in a wire transfer scam
U.S. Donald Trump Russia investigation Donald Trump Jr. said on Friday that he wasn't shocked by an allegation, made in a New York Times report, that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested wearing a wire in the White House to record the abject chaos in the Trump administration. "Shocked!!! Absolutely Shocked!!! Ohhh, who are we kidding at this point? No one is shocked that these guys would do anything in their power to undermine @realdonaldtrump," Trump Jr. wrote on Twitter Friday, with a link to the Times article.Rosenstein suggested he could convince members of Donald Trump's Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment against the president, according to the report. The 25th Amendment begins the process of removing the president if the president is determined by members of his or her administration to be unfit to hold office. Shocked!!! Absolutely Shocked!!! Ohhh, who are we kidding at this point? No one is shocked that these guys would do anything in … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Jr. Isn’t Shocked at Allegation Rod Rosenstein Suggested Wearing a Wire to Secretly Record President